Providence Police Chief Serves Suspension

UPDATE:

ABC6 Reporter Erica Ricci caught up with former Providence Mayor David Cicilline, now a United States Representative, who says he has no comment on Colonel Esserman's suspension.

It will be back to business as usual Tuesday for Chief Esserman and the Providence Police Department.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Less that 4 days on the job, and the city's new Public Safety Commissioner is already taking charge, sending Chief Dean Esserman a strong message. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated, regardless of who is involved.

Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman served his one day suspension Monday, for being verbally abusive to a subordinate.

ABC6 Reporter Malini Basu spoke to Chief Esserman Monday, and has that story…